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Bharara Sued Over Insider Trading Raid On Hedge Fund

A co-founder of Level Global Investors LP sued Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in federal court Thursday, claiming that prosecutors falsely implicated him in an insider trading scheme to justify a fateful 2010 raid on the hedge fund.

  • Wyly Brothers Ordered To Pay $299M To SEC In Fraud Case

    A New York federal judge on Thursday ordered former Michael’s Stores Inc. Chairman Sam Wyly and the estate of his late brother Charles Wyly Jr. to pay about $299.3 million to federal regulators for engaging in securities fraud, after the parties spent months battling over the amounts.

  • Ex-McGinn Smith Brokers Punished In $125M Scheme

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday punished nine former McGinn Smith & Co. brokers in connection with an alleged $125 million investment scheme.

  • Wachtell Ducks Icahn's Malpractice Claim Over Deal Fees

    A New York state judge has tossed CVR Energy Inc.’s malpractice claim against Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz stemming from $37 million in fees incurred by the company as part of Carl Icahn’s takeover, according to an order filed Wednesday, finding CVR can’t argue the firm was responsible for the financial hit.

  • FCC Votes To Impose Tough Net Neutrality Rules

    The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to impose tough new rules for net neutrality, capping off more than a year of high-profile wrangling with a measure that's nearly certain to bring a court challenge.

  • Fontainebleau Reaches $115M Deal With Resort Investors

    The failed $2.9 billion Fontainebleau Resort and Casino in Las Vegas has reached a $115 million settlement with investors who say the company kept two sets of books to doctor construction costs, according to lawyers for the plaintiffs.